Shannon Malseed rides for the Holden Cycling Team, Australian Development Team and is reigning Oceania Road Race Champion. These are Shannon's reflections on success, failure, happiness and being a more mindful athlete.
Sometimes what you seek isn't always what you find, or the other way round. A few months ago, triggered by a relationship break-up, as clichéd as it may sound, I quite impulsively signed up for a 200-hours yoga teacher training in Bali. What I hoped to gain from it was discipline, a deeper immersion in yoga, but most importantly, distraction from grief. What I actually got from it was all of that and so much more.